Driver charged following Eastern BOP crash

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A person has been charged with careless driving following a crash on Wainui Road between Ohope and Opotiki this morning.

Emergency services were called to the scene at around 11am.

Eastern Bay of Plenty Road Policing Manager Sergeant Ray Wylie says initial enquiries indicate that a vehicle was being driven on the wrong side of the road and collided head-on with an oncoming vehicle.

“One person from each vehicle was transported to Whakatane Hospital with moderate injuries.

“The person charged in relation to the crash will appear in Whakatane District Court in the coming days.

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